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The Perfect Holiday Charcuterie Board - The February Fox
Thank you Castello Cheese for sponsoring this post. Castello Cheese makes entertaining easy with its range of flavors. If you’ve ever been to my house for a party, you already know that I do not let anyone enter the door without laying out a full charcuterie board. It’s a staple in my household. Charcuterie boards have something for everyone: crunchy, sweet, pickled, creamy… it’s all there. No matter what season I’m creating a spread for, I always start by selecting cheese. For this holiday season I selected three cheeses from Castello Cheese’s selection of over 40 flavors: Creamy Havarti — For the mild ones. It’s a creamy cheese with a hint of tanginess and a beautiful aroma. Traditional Danish Blue — Nutty with hints of marzipan and the soft bitterness of sourdough. Smoked Gouda — Lightly smoked over hickory wood chips for a rich, creamy taste. Make sure you slice up your cheese (and crumble some blue) to make sure it’s inviting for your guests to dive into. Have plenty of crunchies like bread, crackers, and crisps on hand for spreading and topping. Sweet fruits like pears, grapes, pomegranates can help balance out the flavor profiles of the cheese, or opt …